Anna Louise Bardach tells the story of Montecito, California, an extremely wealthy enclave near Santa Barbara, which has enough money to buy its way out of the drought.
13 hours ago   Politico Magazine
<p>Study predicts that by 2050 California's population will grow by 75%. Experts weigh in on what this means to planning for the state's growth.</p>
Jul 10, 2007   The Los Angeles Times
<p>The town of Bridgeville, California, is for sale for the third time on the online auction site.</p>
Jul 8, 2007   Forbes
<p>Will new high-rise buildings ruin the city's landscape?</p>
Jul 7, 2007   The San Francisco Chronicle
<p>Generating energy from renewable sources such as wind and water often requires stringing new transmission lines to remote areas, a prospect that concerns some environmentalists.</p>
Jul 6, 2007   California Planning & Development Report
<p>Ed Uhlir details the development and maintenance of one of America's most successful urban parks.</p>
Jul 5, 2007   The Planning Report
<p>A recent survey has revealed that more than 40% of the tourists planning to visit San Francisco this year will use public transit as their main mode of transportation -- a figure that outpaces the ridership of the city's residents.</p>
Jul 4, 2007   The Examiner
<p>An investigation reveals that transit use remains low for residents of several Los Angeles-area transit-oriented housing developments.</p>
Jul 3, 2007   The Los Angeles Times
<p>Downtown Los Angeles has long been a heavily used site for filming. But as the area's population rises, filmmakers are meeting resistance from residents who are fed up with the disturbance.</p>
Jul 3, 2007   The Los Angeles Times
<p>The cost of living in California keeps on rising. Who is paying for it?</p>
Jul 2, 2007   By Abhijeet Chavan
<p>BART has ambitious plans to improve its stations to handle a predicted increase in ridership, but it doesn't know where its going to get the money to implement them.</p>
Jul 2, 2007   The San Francisco Chronicle